Setting an “aspirational” goal to boost Māori nursing numbers by 2028 without any funding or workforce strategy is “unacceptable”, says NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku.
District health boards are employing more nurses than budgeted for – according to the latest statistics – but DHB budgets don’t reflect actual patient need, says the nurses’ union.
Pay equity, a national nursing model of care, training for all charge nurse managers, , boosting the Māori nursing numbers, and safe staffing are all part of a new NZNO action plan for nursing. The...
Recruitment, retention and removing barriers were ‘the three Rs’ that reigned over much of outgoing Chief Nursing Officer Dr Jane O’Malley’s time. FIONA CASSIE talks to her about morale, management and moving on
Nursing is a global profession, with New Zealand’s nurses trained in 89 countries. How well are we doing at nurturing culturally diverse nursing teams?
A campaign to up the profile and status of nurses worldwide to help improve global health was launched in the early hours of this morning by its patron the Duchess of Cambridge. At the London...
New graduate nurses are much more likely to still be nursing five years after graduating if they start their career in a new grad programme, just released analysis confir
Former mental health nurse Derek Wright has been tasked with changing the culture of Waikato DHB as its interim chief executive. He talks about his new job to the New Zealand Herald's Natalie Akoorie.